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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 12.69% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 16.38% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 24.85% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 2.88% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 18.83% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 88.08% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(6.89 RM)
87.11 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +45.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(91.84 RM)
522.66 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -34.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(17.22 RM)
104.53 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -30.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(6.89 RM)
104.53 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +74.22 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(13.78 RM)
130.67 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +8.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 73.97 ฿
(8.49 RM)
94.72 ฿
(10.87 RM)
     +28.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.82 ฿
(2.05 RM)
20.18 ฿
(2.32 RM)
     +13.28 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.85 ฿
(1.13 RM)
12.89 ฿
(1.48 RM)
     +30.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 189.76 ฿
(21.78 RM)
233.12 ฿
(26.76 RM)
     +22.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 37.46 ฿
(4.30 RM)
24.72 ฿
(2.84 RM)
     -34.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.41 ฿
(2.57 RM)
18.76 ฿
(2.15 RM)
     -16.30 %
Eggs (12) 59.35 ฿
(6.81 RM)
46.23 ฿
(5.31 RM)
     -22.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 337.55 ฿
(38.75 RM)
229.17 ฿
(26.31 RM)
     -32.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 61.11 ฿
(7.02 RM)
50.91 ฿
(5.84 RM)
     -16.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 181.96 ฿
(20.89 RM)
119.03 ฿
(13.66 RM)
     -34.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.21 ฿
(5.42 RM)
34.84 ฿
(4.00 RM)
     -26.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.79 ฿
(2.39 RM)
20.65 ฿
(2.37 RM)
     -0.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 32.95 ฿
(3.78 RM)
27.23 ฿
(3.13 RM)
     -17.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.18 ฿
(2.32 RM)
18.36 ฿
(2.11 RM)
     -9.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 25.07 ฿
(2.88 RM)
14.86 ฿
(1.71 RM)
     -40.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.46 ฿
(2.23 RM)
13.63 ฿
(1.56 RM)
     -29.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 32.50 ฿
(3.73 RM)
33.73 ฿
(3.87 RM)
     +3.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.66 ฿
(1.91 RM)
21.67 ฿
(2.49 RM)
     +30.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(68.88 RM)
522.66 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -12.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 55.42 ฿
(6.36 RM)
86.57 ฿
(9.94 RM)
     +56.20 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 100.50 ฿
(11.54 RM)
124.46 ฿
(14.29 RM)
     +23.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 98.00 ฿
(11.25 RM)
148.09 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +51.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.44 RM)
19.60 ฿
(2.25 RM)
     -34.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(137.76 RM)
871.10 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -27.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.02 RM)
26.13 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -25.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.11 RM)
21.03 ฿
(2.41 RM)
     +117.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(13.78 RM)
217.78 ฿
(25.00 RM)
     +81.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 107.31 ฿
(12.32 RM)
65.52 ฿
(7.52 RM)
     -38.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 859,500.00 ฿
(98,667.92 RM)
1,328,433.28 ฿
(152,500.00 RM)
     +54.56 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,980.38 ฿
(342.14 RM)
1,666.81 ฿
(191.34 RM)
     -44.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.98 ฿
(0.23 RM)
2.27 ฿
(0.26 RM)
     +14.48 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 620.80 ฿
(71.27 RM)
1,417.58 ฿
(162.73 RM)
     +128.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,173.64 ฿
(249.53 RM)
1,356.86 ฿
(155.76 RM)
     -37.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 279.17 ฿
(32.05 RM)
226.92 ฿
(26.05 RM)
     -18.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(22.96 RM)
130.67 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -34.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,166.67 ฿
(248.73 RM)
2,034.54 ฿
(233.56 RM)
     -6.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,403.46 ฿
(161.11 RM)
1,119.05 ฿
(128.46 RM)
     -20.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,102.86 ฿
(356.20 RM)
2,369.30 ฿
(271.99 RM)
     -23.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,626.67 ฿
(301.53 RM)
2,367.16 ฿
(271.74 RM)
     -9.88 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 19,893.62 ฿
(2,283.73 RM)
21,141.05 ฿
(2,426.93 RM)
     +6.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,447.92 ฿
(969.79 RM)
11,059.04 ฿
(1,269.54 RM)
     +30.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,283.10 ฿
(7,379.50 RM)
38,081.32 ฿
(4,371.62 RM)
     -40.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,696.97 ฿
(2,949.93 RM)
18,728.13 ฿
(2,149.93 RM)
     -27.12 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,617.52 ฿
(1,563.25 RM)
8,854.77 ฿
(1,016.50 RM)
     -34.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,727.15 ฿
(657.46 RM)
4,467.01 ฿
(512.80 RM)
     -22.00 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 24,308.82 ฿
(2,790.58 RM)
38,232.02 ฿
(4,388.92 RM)
     +57.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.66 4.68      -17.37 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:286450
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB